Monarto Safari Park

There’s always something fun happening at Monarto Safari Park! Mark your calendar with these exciting events.

June 2022

Giraffe calf naming competition

June 17, 2022 - June 19, 2022

We need your help to choose a gorgeous name for our new, spotty arrival.

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World Giraffe Day 2022

June 21, 2022 @ 9:30 am - 5:00 pm

Join us this World Giraffe Day to celebrate our iconic leggy legends!

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July 2022

Winter School Holidays

July 9, 2022 @ 9:30 am - July 24, 2022 @ 5:00 pm

The wild is calling you to Monarto Safari Park these July school holidays!

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August 2022

Zebra foal double naming competition

August 2, 2022 @ 5:00 pm - August 7, 2022 @ 5:00 pm

With two gorgeous zebra foals born to mums, Kali and Kenya, the team needs your help to name the park’s new stripy arrivals.

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Walking

A nature walk on the wild side 2022

August 28, 2022 @ 9:00 am - 2:00 pm

See nature off the beaten track and welcome the arrival of spring in the Mallee.

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September 2022

Father’s Day 2022

September 4, 2022 @ 9:30 am - 5:00 pm

Bring the dad in your life for a day exploring the wild plains of Monarto Safari Park.

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World Rhino Day

September 22, 2022 @ 9:30 am - 5:00 pm

Help us celebrate these horned and humungous creatures with special activities and competitions!

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October 2022

Naturally wild spring school holidays

October 1, 2022 @ 9:30 am - October 16, 2022 @ 5:00 pm

The wild is calling you to Monarto Safari Park these October school holidays!

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Take a walk on Country

October 9, 2022 @ 9:00 am - 11:45 am

A unique chance to meet with one of Monarto Safari Park’s Ngarrindjeri team members and enjoy a relaxed walk across Country.

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Wild birds of Monarto Safari Park

October 11, 2022 @ 8:45 am - 12:45 pm

A unique chance to see some of the over 100 species of wild birds across the natural mallee woodland landscape of the park.

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Forest bathing and animal observation

October 15, 2022 @ 8:15 am - 10:30 am

Forest bathing through the mallee landscape combined with animal observation in a truly unique experience at Monarto Safari Park.

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Roar and Snore in Spring

October 29, 2022 @ 3:00 pm - October 30, 2022 @ 10:30 am

This event has now SOLD OUT

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November 2022

Help us name the Lemur pups

November 2, 2022 - November 7, 2022

Before we welcome guests to get within a tail’s length, we need your help naming the troop’s four lovely lemur pups!

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Celebrate the opening of Land of the Lemurs

November 12, 2022 @ 9:30 am - November 13, 2022 @ 5:00 pm

We’re celebrating the opening of our newest experience, Land of the Lemurs, with exciting weekend activities – fun for the whole family and your chance to win!

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Book presentation – Blood, Sweat & Fears

November 27, 2022 @ 11:00 am - 12:00 pm

Join us for a book talk with Australian author Brian Bassett and hear some of his captivating wildlife stories.

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December 2022

All about Africa at Monarto Safari Park

December 17, 2022 @ 9:30 am - January 29, 2023 @ 5:00 pm

Travel around Africa and get up close to the continent’s iconic species around the park these school holidays!

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Christmas Lunch 2022 – SOLD OUT

December 25, 2022 @ 12:00 pm - 2:00 pm

Share your Christmas Day with family and friends over lunch at the Monarto Safari Park Waterhole Function Centre and enjoy an amazing menu.

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February 2023

Zoos SA Gala 2023

February 10, 2023 @ 6:30 pm - 11:00 pm

Speedy, spotty and sadly vulnerable to extinction, the 2023 Zoos SA Gala is raising funds for Cheetah.

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April 2023

Bush Walks with former Zoos SA President Heather Caddick

April 3, 2023 @ 10:30 am - June 7, 2023 @ 12:00 pm

Join us for our popular free guided Bush Walks

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Easter at the park 2023

April 7, 2023 @ 9:30 am - April 10, 2023 @ 5:00 pm

We’re open all Easter long weekend! Hop in and explore the park.

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Safari Foods school holidays at Monarto Safari Park

April 15, 2023 @ 9:30 am - April 30, 2023 @ 5:00 pm

Find out what different animals eat at Monarto Safari Park!

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Grapes for good wine tasting

April 23, 2023 @ 1:00 pm - 4:00 pm

Join us for a tasting and do a little good in the process!

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May 2023

Mother’s Day at Monarto Safari Park

May 14, 2023 @ 9:30 am - 5:00 pm

Bring your cubs to meet ours this Mother’s Day

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Roar and Snore in Autumn

May 20, 2023 @ 3:00 pm - May 21, 2023 @ 10:30 am

The ever popular Roar and Snore is back. Bring your tent, van or swag and camp out under the stars at Monarto Safari Park this autumn.

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July 2023

NAIDOC school holidays

July 8, 2023 @ 9:30 am - July 23, 2023 @ 5:00 pm

Bring your little adventurers to explore Monarto Safari Park, learn some Ngarrindjeri language, and get hands on at traditional weaving workshops!

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Help name the Cheetah cubs!

July 14, 2023 @ 8:00 am - July 28, 2023 @ 5:00 pm

It’s a special time at Monarto Safari Park with seven Cheetah cubs out and about!

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August 2023

Walking

A nature walk on the wild side

August 27, 2023 @ 9:00 am - 2:00 pm

See nature off the beaten track and welcome the arrival of spring in the Mallee.

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September 2023

Father’s Day BBQ Buffet Lunch

September 3, 2023 @ 12:00 pm - 1:30 pm

This Father’s Day, treat the dad in your life to a BBQ lunch at Monarto Safari Park

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National Bilby Day

September 10, 2023 @ 9:30 am - 5:00 pm

Bounce to help us celebrate our beautiful long-eared marsupial friends on National Bilby Day.

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Wild Bird Watch and Walk

September 17, 2023 @ 9:00 am - 1:00 pm

A unique chance to see some of the over 100 species of wild birds across the natural mallee woodland landscape of the park.

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Patterns of the Park school holidays

September 30, 2023 @ 9:30 am - October 15, 2023 @ 5:00 pm

Discover animal patterns on a wild adventure for the whole family around Monarto Safari Park!

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October 2023

Grapes for Good wine tasting

October 1, 2023 @ 1:00 pm - 4:00 pm

With the help of Bremerton Wines, we’ll be pouring a unique wine flight from our Safari Shop and talking about the Grapes for Good initiative.

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Australian Native Food Co tasting

October 7, 2023 @ 12:00 pm - 4:00 pm

These school holidays, join Australian Native Food Co for a delicious tasting of jams, marmalade, chocolate and more, made with Australian native outback ingredients.

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Grapes for Good wine tasting

October 8, 2023 @ 1:00 pm - 4:00 pm

With the help of Lake Breeze Wines, we’ll be pouring a unique wine flight from our Safari Shop and talking about the Grapes for Good initiative.

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Run wild at Monarto Safari Park

October 21, 2023

Run, walk or wheelchair to raise money to home three Asian Elephants at Monarto Safari Park.

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Monarto Safari Park’s 40th Birthday

October 21, 2023 @ 9:30 am - 5:00 pm

We’re celebrating 40 years of Monarto Safari Park this October – join our birthday party on the day of our Run Wild event for plenty of fun, music and laughs, plus special presentations!

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SOLD OUT: Spring Roar and Snore

October 28, 2023 @ 4:00 pm - October 29, 2023 @ 10:30 am

Bring your tent, van or swag and camp out under the stars at Monarto Safari Park this Spring.

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December 2023

Help us name the Lemur pups

December 5, 2023 @ 8:00 am - December 15, 2023 @ 5:00 pm

Before we welcome guests to get within a tail’s length, we need your help naming the troop’s XXX lovely lemur pups!

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Ring-tailed Lemur looking ahead in front of green lush background with text on beige block. Text reads 'Summer school holidays at the park'

Summer school holidays at Monarto Safari Park

December 16, 2023 @ 9:30 am - January 28, 2024 @ 5:00 pm

Discover over 60 species of animals at Monarto Safari Park and practice your drawing skills as you discover a range of plants and animals.

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Name the lion cubs!

December 21, 2023 @ 8:00 am - January 5, 2024 @ 5:00 pm

We need your help to choose the pawfect name for these cubs!

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SOLD OUT: Christmas Day Lunch at Monarto Safari Park

December 25, 2023 @ 11:00 am - 1:00 pm

Join us for a roaring Christmas lunch at Monarto Safari Park.

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February 2024

2-for-1 for Leap Year

February 19 @ 9:30 am - February 29 @ 5:00 pm

Leap into the park with 2-for-1 tickets! To celebrate Leap Year, visitors, members and life members can bring a friend for FREE

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March 2024

Greater Bilby facing towards graphic with Easter eggs. Text reads 'Easter at the park!'

Easter at the Park

March 29 @ 9:30 am - April 1 @ 5:00 pm

Bounce in and help us celebrate Australia’s very own native Easter Bunny – the beloved Greater Bilby!

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April 2024

Spotted Hyena cub looking forwards. White text on orange and green shapes reads 'Wild beginnings'

Autumn school holidays

April 13 @ 9:30 am - April 28 @ 5:00 pm

Explore the wild world of baby animals. Learn how different species at the park embark on their first adventures and what it takes for them to grow big and strong.

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May 2024

Mother’s Day at Monarto Safari Park

May 12 @ 9:30 am - 5:00 pm

Bring the family together to spend a roarsome day out exploring the biggest safari park outside of Africa – we’re celebrating mums of all stripes and species!

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About Zoos SA

Zoos SA is a not-for-profit conservation charity that exists to connect people with nature and save species from extinction.

Zoos SA acknowledges the Country on which we stand always was, and always will be, Aboriginal land and we pay our deepest respect and gratitude to Kaurna (Adelaide Zoo) and Ngarrindjeri (Monarto Safari Park) Elders, past, present and emerging.

We undertake critical conservation work throughout Australia and acknowledge the traditional custodians of these lands.

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